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Folkscanomy Fiction: Stories and Writing
by "Captain" Mayne Reid (1818-1883)
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The heroes are the three boys whom we met in "The Boy Hunters" where they were off on a search for a white buffalo, which their father had requested. Now, however, their father has died, and the only relative they have is an uncle who works for the Hudson's Bay Company, in the very north of Canada. The uncle sends for them, and sends his own son to guide them over the Canadian part of the journey. This is the story of their journey from their original home in the south of the U.S.A.,...
Topics: Athelstane, Mayne, Reid, Young, Voyageurs, PDF, TXT, HTML, ZIP, genealogy
New York Public Library
by [Barse, Mary Emma (Salisbury)], Mrs., 1872-
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NY3
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Halloween
The Library of Congress
by [Peker, Charles Godfrey], 1878- [from old catalog]; Jennings, Arthur Seymour, b. 1860
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Topic: Paint
Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology
by Altenbach, J. Scott (Joe Scott)
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Includes bibliography and index
Topic: Vampire bats
Sloan candidate
Topics: Painting, Industrial, Paint mixing, Pigments, Colors, Workshop recipes
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: strata, appalachia, paleozoic, appalachian, sediments, shore, devonian, maryland, rocks, cambrian,...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=9d8QAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Books to Borrow
by Baldwin, Faith, 1893-1978
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Topic: Paper work
STC (2nd ed.)
Topics: Hydraulic machinery, Fireworks, Art -- Technique, Workshop recipes
Boston Public Library
by Beard, Patten
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California Digital Library
texts
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Topic: Middlesex County (Mass.) -- Tornado, 1851
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Brown, G. Baldwin (Gerard Baldwin), 1849-1932
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Includes index
Topics: Decorative arts, Germanic, Art, Germanic, Germanic peoples -- Jewelry
American Libraries
by Campbell, Delwin M. (Delwin Morton), 1880-
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Topics: Castration, Veterinary surgery, Veterinary obstetrics
Books to Borrow
by Cates, Joseph, 1924- direction; Greenwald, Harold, 1910-1999. Call girl
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Dramatic feature
Topic: Prostitution
University of Connecticut Libraries
by Chivers, Herbert Caleb, 1870-
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Running title: Artistic homes
Topic: Architecture, Domestic
The Library of Congress
by Colorado Mountain Club
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Title from cover
Topics: Ballads, English, Songs, English
California Digital Library
by Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
New York Public Library
by Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916
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The story of a plucky bull terrier, told by himself
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Topics: Bull terrier, Dogs
Topics: Oysters, Cookery, cbk
Topic: Happiness
California Digital Library
by Duras, Louise Henriette Charlotte Philippine de Noailles de Durfort, duchesse de, 1745-1832; Carey, Martha Ward, b. 1837
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-- Prison life during the French revolution. -- Addenda. -- Madame Latour's memoir. -- Events of the 21st of July, 1794. -- Narrative of an eye-witness of the affair of July 22, 1794. -- Letter from Madame la duchesse de Duras, née Noailles, to Monsieur Grelet. -- Extract from the Mémorial européen, April 24, 1807
Universal Library
by Elinor Glyn
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Books to Borrow
by Elliott, Bruce, 1914-1973
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Includes index
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Topic: Magic tricks
New York Public Library
by Forrester, Mark, ed; Forrester, Mark
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favorite 4
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Eames Indian Collection
Topics: Juvenile literature (American), Natural history, Indians of North America -- West (U.S.), Aztec...
American Libraries
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=FG0JAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
by Fremont Flying Artillery
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Sabin
Topics: Campaign songs, Songs -- United States, Political ballads and songs -- United States
American Libraries
by Friedman, Morris, b. 1883
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favorite 4
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Pinkerton's National Detective Agency, Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek, Colo., 1903-1904
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=6rQBAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The Library of Congress
texts
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Title within ornamental border
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Topic: Sewing
California Digital Library
by Galarza, Ernesto, 1905-; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Online Archive of California; Colwell, Mary Anna Culleton, 1927-; Morris, Gabrielle S; Beard, Timothy
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Topics: Mexican Americans -- California, Mexican Americans -- Education California, Agricultural laborers...
American Libraries
by George Robert Stow Mead
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=l6UMAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Topics: Geometrical drawing, Windows, Decoration and ornament, Glass painting and staining -- Technique,...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898; Gladstone, Herbert
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The Library of Congress
by Gordon, Selden Smith, 1843-
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Cover title: Gordon's work on cutting
Topic: Tailoring
California Digital Library
by Hammel, William Charles Adam, b. 1868
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v. 1. Paper folding.--v. 2. Cardboard construction.--v. 3. Elementary knife work.--v. 4. Advanced knife work
Topic: Manual training
The Library of Congress
texts
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Topic: Tailoring (Women's) [from old catalog]
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topics: Costume -- History Medieval, Costume -- History 15th century
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Holme, Charles, 1848-1923; Michaelson, Anna; Granlund, Sten Alfred Agator, 1871-
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Dorothy Burnham
Topics: Folk art -- Sweden, Folk art -- Lapland, Folk art -- Iceland, Costume -- Iceland, Folk art, Sami,...
California Digital Library
by Hopkins, Albert A. (Albert Allis), 1869-1939; Evans, Henry Ridgely, b. 1861
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"Bibliography of natural magic and prestidigitation, compiled with notes, by Henry Ridgely Evans": p. [539]-550
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Topic: Magic tricks
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Houston, Mary Galway, 1871-; Hornblower, Florence S
texts
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favorite 19
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Costume, Costume, Costume
The Library of Congress
texts
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Topics: Textile design, Decoration and ornament
California Digital Library
by Kincaid, C. A. (Charles Augustus), 1870-1954
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Topics: Tales -- India, Vampires -- India Folklore, Hindus -- Folklore
American Libraries
by Knowlton, Helen Mary, 1832-1918; Hunt, William Morris, 1824-1879
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Drawing, Painting
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=UwcCAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Lewis, A. B. (Albert Buell), 1867-
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Topics: Batik, Textile design
California Digital Library
texts
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Topics: Scene painting, Distemper painting, Painting -- Technique
California Digital Library
by Macfall, Haldane, 1860-1928
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"Limited to 1,000 numbered copies, of which this is number 826."
Topics: Painting, Painters
Topics: Gambia -- Description and travel, Gambia River, Africa, North -- Description and travel
California Digital Library
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Topic: Brant, Joseph, 1742-1807
Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Collection
by Nisbet, Harry
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Topic: Textile design
The University of Western Ontario
by Ontario. Dept. of Education
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Topic: Drawing
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
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Description based on: July, 1985
Topics: Factory and trade waste, Hazardous wastes
California Digital Library
by Orvis, C. F. (Charles F.); Cheney, A. Nelson
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Topics: Fly fishing, Fishing -- United States, Flies, Artificial
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Paijkull, Carl Wilhelm, 1836-1869; Barnard, Mordaunt Roger
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Topic: Iceland -- Description and travel
The Library of Congress
by Phillips, Robert. [from old catalog]; Langridge, A., [from old catalog] joint author
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eye 680
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Topic: Pants
European Libraries
by Piesse, George William Septimus, 1820-1882. [from old catalog]
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=BUoCAAAAQAAJ&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
by Proctor, Robert, b. 1868; Pollard, Alfred W. (Alfred William), 1859-1944; Campbell, M. F. A. G. (Marinus Frederik Andries Gerardus), 1819-1890
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Robert Proctor [memoir]--Report of Proctor memorial fund.--Accipies woodcut.--On two plates in Sotheby's 'Principia typographica.'--Marcus Reinhard and Johann Grüninger.--Incunabula at Grenoble.--The 'Gutenberg' Bible.--A short view of Berthelet's editions of the statues of Henry VIII.--On two Lyonnese editions of the 'Ars moriendi'.--Ulrich von Ellenbog and the press of S. Ulrich at Augsburg.--The French royal Greek types and the Eton Chrysostom.--The early printers of Köln.--Tracts on early...
Topics: Incunabula, Printing -- History, Bibliography, genealogy
Vol. 1
Topics: Taino language, Creole dialects, French -- Haiti, Indians -- Origin, Indians
California Digital Library
by Robinson, Phil, 1847-1902
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The Man-eating tree.-- My wife's birds.-- The Hunting of the soko.-- The Legend of the blameless priest.-- Sight-seeing.-- Eastern smells and western noses.-- Gamins.-- Of tailors.-- The Hara-kiri.-- Iste puer.--Death, the daughter of mercy.-- Dogs we have all met
Community Texts
by Roger BACON, transcribed by Dr. Alan R. YOUNG
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Roger Bacon can be placed on the boundary between magic and science. This essay starts with a strong dissenting opinion on the existence of magic; but finishes by discussing how to create a 'Philosophers Egg'. In between, Bacon writes about the use of optics, gunpowder, and petroleum in warfare. In fact, Bacon is believed to have introduced gunpowder (a Chinese invention) to the West, and the rest, as they say, was history. He also makes some bold futurist statements, predicting powered ships,...
Topics: Natural magick, Mysteries of art and nature
Boston Public Library
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Topics: Needlework, Knitting
Source: bplgrhum
California Digital Library
by Rossbach, Ed. ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Nathan, Harriet; Larsen, Jack Lenor
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Topics: Weaving -- California, Textile crafts -- California, Textile design -- California
Topics: Blennerhassett, Harman, 1765-1831, Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807
European Libraries
by SAMUEL MILLER
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=oi8BAAAAQAAJ&oe=UTF-8
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Topics: Musical instruments -- Bibliography, Archaeology -- Bibliography
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Sears, Robuck & Co.
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32p, B&W illus.
Topics: paint and coatings, trade catalog, Division 09, finishes, paint
Cornell University Library
by Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 4 B.C.-65 A.D; L'Estrange, Roger, Sir, 1616-1704; White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918. fmo
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Stoics, Conduct of life
New York Public Library
by Seyffert, Oskar, 1841-1906; Trier, Walter, 1890-1951
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eye 1,216
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Topic: Toys
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
texts
eye 617
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Topics: Mapuche Indians, Chile -- Description and travel
California Digital Library
by Smith, J. Cruickshank (James Cruickshank), b. 1870
texts
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Topic: Paint
California Digital Library
by Sundara Rao, T. (Tandalam), b. 1853; Beman, Wooster Woodruff, 1850-1922; Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944
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Topic: Geometry
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Sundara Rao, Tandalam, 1853-; Beman, Wooster Woodruff, 1850-1922; Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944
texts
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favorite 6
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Topics: Geometry -- Study and teaching, Paper work
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Swainson, William, 1789-1855
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SCNHRB copy 39088000569194 is lacking t.p.; engraved title page reads: A treatise on malacology, or, the natural classification of shells and shell-fish
Topic: Mollusks
Folkscanomy Fiction: Stories and Writing
by Talbot Baines Reed (1852-1893)
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The story opens in a rather run-down school. There is an unfortunate incident in which a boy is almost killed, and a boy of the name of Jeffreys, not a very popular chap, is held to have been responsible. Thus the dog acquires a bad name. Throughout the next few years of Jeffreys’ life this incident is brought up against him. He is brought lower and lower, till eventually he finds somewhere to live in the utmost poverty, amongst the very poor. Here by a twist of fortune he ends up looking...
Topics: Athelstane, Talbot, Baines, Reed, Dog, Bad, Name, PDF, HTML
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Thatcher, Edward; Thatcher, Isabel
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Topic: Toys
Vol. 1. "Evil Spirits".- Vol. 2. "Fever sickness" and "Headache," etc
Topics: Akkadian language -- Texts, Babylonia -- History and antiquities